Food

A Toast to Breakfast

six open-faced breakfast toasts on wooden board

Breakfast doesn't have to be boring, and it shouldn't be a big bowl of sugary carbs.

The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) has come up with six twists on breakfast toasts that will satisfy your sweet and savory cravings while starting your day with a hearty dose of nutrients.

Try any or all of them and get creative with substitutions that offer the same cancer-protective benefits: heart-healthy fats, protein and dietary fiber.

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Food and Your Mood

healthy food arranged on wood table in the shape of a smile

We all have experienced a boost in energy after eating a healthy breakfast, and most of us can also think of a time we felt lethargic and groggy after eating too much, but can the foods we eat also affect our moods, even if they are related to mood disorders such as depression?

The answer, according to a growing body of research, is yeswhen included as part of an overall treatment plan managed by your primary care provider and mental health team.

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